|Daffodil (Narcissus spp.)|
||Full sun for at least 6 hrs. a day.|
Tolerates any soil ph level.
Plant, Sept.-Nov., 6-8
in deep (pointed side up),
Reaches a height of 10-18 in. high.
Blossom size of 1-3 in. Blooms early to late spring.
Grows in zones 3-10
|Gladiolus (Gladiolus x Hortulanus)|
Prefers a soil ph of 6.0-6.5
Plant corms 6-8 in. deep (pointed side up), 6-8 in.
Reaches a height of 2-6 ft. high
Blossom size of 1-8 in. in diameter. Blooms July to frost
Grows in zones 7-10
|Lily, Asiatic (Lilium)|
Plant bulbs 4-6 in. deep, 9-18 in. apart.
Reaches a height of 2-5 ft. tall.
size of 4-6 in. Blooms in June.
|Tulip (Tulipa spp.)|
||Partial to full sun.|
Prefers a soil ph of 6.0-7.0
mid to late fall, 4-5 in. deep, 6 in. apart. Deeper for tall varieties. Blooms early to late spring. Grows
in zones 3-7.
I want to plant bulbs this fall, but rodents always manage to find them. How can I keep the critters away?
You can try using soup-size cans with both ends removed. Punch several holes in the cans for drainage, then
push each one down into the ground so that it forms a cylinder around a bulb